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HopHead - Dark Star Brewing Company Limited

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BA SCORE
87
very good

50 Ratings
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Ratings: 50
Reviews: 23
rAvg: 3.9
pDev: 11.79%
Wants: 4
Gots: 1 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Dark Star Brewing Company Limited visit their website
United Kingdom (England)

Style | ABV
English Bitter |  3.80% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 11-19-2003

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Ratings: 50 | Reviews: 23
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4.23/5  rDev +8.5%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 4

On cask at the Harp.

A pale looking ale with a nice white head. Toasty and bitter with floral hops. Otherwise very clean, somewhat on the insipid side. Some tea leaves in there. Has a Saaz like Duvel quality, especially in the aftertaste. Towards the end the tartness wears off. Toasty finish. Excellent mouthfeel. English in character, although slightly lacking in any. 4 four being clean and faltless, just a little insipid for my liking. I like that it tastes like Duvel.

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3.75/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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3.75/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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3.75/5  rDev -3.8%

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3.25/5  rDev -16.7%

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4/5  rDev +2.6%

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3.5/5  rDev -10.3%

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3.75/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Big Beer night and this kicked it off

a good looking pint pale amber, clear and full on thick white head

nice citrus notes on the nose

tasted like a fairly standard bitter, okay the hops were slightly turned up
but not that much

good easy drinking beer but considering just HOW good cask beer can be
and how distinct Original Boddies was in it's day and the biting brews of Dobbins a bit run of the mill IMHO

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3.95/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

A_Golden straw hue with a nice white cap. Plenty of lace

S_Mild aroma of toasted wheat and a bit of fruitiness

T_Taste is similar to the aroma but much stronger. Mild toasted wheat up front with a strong hop wallop at the end. Grass and earth notes predominate with a bit of pine.

M_Medium body w fairly aggressive carbonation which promotes the hippiness

O_very nicely done. On the stronger end for the style hop wise but a nice change of pace.

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HopHead from Dark Star Brewing Company Limited
87 out of 100 based on 50 ratings.